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During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (TMDB)
During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed. (TMDB)
When Leila discovers at her sister Amanda's wedding that the latter is pregnant, she promptly reveals the carefully guarded secret. While the guests are happy, Amanda worries about her career and Leila about her fertility. Panic-stricken, Leila sets herself the goal to get pregnant. So together with her friend Sophie she throws herself into the nightlife. Sophie is more concerned with the search for babysitters and probably won't snatch a man from her.
In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans. (TMDB)
Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985. (TMDB)
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
An artist and an actor go into seclusion in a film studio. They want to get to the bottom of their actual (above all sexual) identity by examining the projections and expectations linked to themselves by their respective public images. This is to be achieved not least through the use of three alter egos each, which embody distinctive character traits and different gender projections of the two protagonists.
Der Zürcher Verleih Look Now! hat über dreissig Jahre lang Filme in die Schweizer Kinos gebracht. Es ist kein Zufall, dass manch einer dieser Filme zum Liebling von Arthouse-Fans geworden ist: Mit dem Herzblut einer Sammlerin hat Bea Cuttat, Gründerin und Kopf des Verleihs, ihren 260 Filme umfassenden Katalog stets liebevoll gepflegt und laufend ergänzt.
Anlässlich des Monatsprogramms zu Look Now! ist Bea Cuttat im Kino Xenix zu Gast, um über ihre Arbeit zu sprechen und darüber, was es braucht, um Filme zu entdecken, zu erwerben und herauszubringen. Dazu wird sie, begleitet von Trailern und einem Kurzfilm, sicherlich auch einige wundersame Geschichten zu erzählen haben.
The protests of 1968 did not only affect the big cities: There were also considerable social upheavals in smaller centres of central Switzerland. Not least due to Catholicism, traditions and values were regarded as inviolable there.
The documentary shows actions of rebellion in this area and what has become of it today, half a century later.
"Sigi" is a sanitary technician and has to struggle with several problems: His parents have passed away, his salary is modest, he doesn't actually have any real friends and above all he longs for a girlfriend. Although he earns some black money, his working class background still makes him unattractive in the eyes of today's young women. Then he meets a young, charming christian woman who seems to be interested in him. Sigi's general insecurity, however, does not diminish.